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Apple's Tim Cook: 'So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay'

Apple's CEO publicly discussed his sexual orientation for the first time in an effort to help anyone "struggling to come to terms with who he or she is."

By October 30, 2014

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'Star Wars' characters invade life on Earth (pictures)

Ewoks at the zoo? Photographer Thomas Dagg superimposes symbols from "Star Wars" onto real-life situations, with compelling results.

7 Images By October 29, 2014

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One week, one giant sunspot, six massive solar flares

In the space of a week, the largest sunspot seen in 24 years has erupted in six massive flares, five of which were categorised X-class.

7 Images By October 26, 2014

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Take a tour of the bewitching Harry Potter hotel (pictures)

Find out how wizards and witches relax in our tour of the Wizard Chambers inside London's Georgian House Hotel. You may not be Harry Potter, but you can still vacation like him.

13 Images By October 30, 2014

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10 gadgets that grabbed the most Kickstarter bucks (pictures)

From crazy coolers to virtual-reality headsets, we gather up 10 tech gadgets that were launched with the help of millions pledged by crowdfunders.

10 Images By October 24, 2014

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Everything you need to zombie-proof your life (pictures)

The zombies are coming, but our definitive guide to coasting through zombie Armageddon should keep you safe. It's all here, from a zombie-proof bike to death-scented cologne that keeps the undead at bay.

10 Images By October 28, 2014

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The hoverboard is now real and it may save us in an earthquake

Always wanted a hoverboard like the one Marty McFly rode in "Back to the Future II"? All you need is $10,000. That's the cost of the Hendo hoverboard, which uses magnetic technology to create a frictionless, floating ride. But the technology could also be used during natural disasters. CNET's Stephen Beach and Kara Tsuboi show us how it works.

By October 21, 2014

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Peeping teen in shower: I was checking if phone was waterproof

A UK teen found guilty of filming a woman in a shower insisted that he was merely a fascinated cell phone tester.

By October 27, 2014

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Car dealers outraged by Edmunds' haggling ads

Edmunds.com, the car research site, releases amusing ads that show a supermarket checkout clerk haggling. Dealers force the site to remove the ads, saying car dealers don't haggle anymore.

By October 26, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,568: Oculus XXX, smart street corners, the wrath of Comic Sans continues (podcast)

On today's show we'll discuss Chicago's planned "smart corners" project, gasp at a Comic Sans typewriter, wonder why speedometers list illegal speeds and usher in the future of porn with Oculus Rift.

By October 20, 2014